Appendix C
Acronyms

Listed below are the acronyms used in this report:


AFDC

Aid to Families with Dependent Children

AIR

American Institutes for Research


ESEA

Elementary and Secondary Education Act

ESL

English as a Second Language


FEP

Fully English proficient


GAO

General Accounting Office


LEP

Limited English proficient

LM

Language-Minority

LM-LEP

language-minority limited-English-proficient


NCES

National Center for Education Statistics

NIE

National Institute of Education


OBE

Office of Bilingual Education

OCR

Office for Civil Rights

OPBE

Office of Planning, Budget, and Evaluation

OBEMLA

Office of Bilingual Education and Minority Language Affairs


Part C Committee

Education Division Coordinating Committee


RFPs

Requests for proposals

RTI

Research Triangle Institute


SAIP

Special Alternative Instructional Programs



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Assessing Evaluation Studies: The Case of Bilingual Education Strategies Appendix C Acronyms Listed below are the acronyms used in this report: AFDC Aid to Families with Dependent Children AIR American Institutes for Research ESEA Elementary and Secondary Education Act ESL English as a Second Language FEP Fully English proficient GAO General Accounting Office LEP Limited English proficient LM Language-Minority LM-LEP language-minority limited-English-proficient NCES National Center for Education Statistics NIE National Institute of Education OBE Office of Bilingual Education OCR Office for Civil Rights OPBE Office of Planning, Budget, and Evaluation OBEMLA Office of Bilingual Education and Minority Language Affairs Part C Committee Education Division Coordinating Committee RFPs Requests for proposals RTI Research Triangle Institute SAIP Special Alternative Instructional Programs